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Sheading \Shead"ing\, n. [From AS. sc[=a]dan, sce['a]dan, to separate, divide. See Shed, v. t.] A tithing, or division, in the Isle of Man, in which there is a coroner, or chief constable. The island is divided into six sheadings.


n. Any of the six administrative districts into which the Isle of Man is divided.